Hello Dear Readers!

M. L. Wang here with some exciting news! The wonderful Karina at Afire Pages, is hosting a blog tour for my standalone military fantasy, The Sword of Kaigen(If you’re unfamiliar with Karina’s work, she’s hosted blog tours for MacMillan and Harper Collins, including the recent tour for With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo).

What this means now is that we need book bloggers!

Consider signing up for a review copy if you have a blog that focuses on any of the following:

 🏰 High fantasy
💫 Science fiction
⚔️ Martial fantasy / wuxia
⛩ Diverse fiction (especially East Asian)


On a mountainside at the edge of the Kaigenese Empire live the most powerful warriors in the world, superhumans capable of raising the sea and wielding blades of ice. For hundreds of years, the fighters of the Kusanagi Peninsula have held the Empire’s enemies at bay, earning their frozen spit of land the name ‘The Sword of Kaigen.’

Born into Kusanagi’s legendary Matsuda family, fourteen-year-old Mamoru has always known his purpose: to master his family’s fighting techniques and defend his homeland. But when an outsider arrives and pulls back the curtain on Kaigen’s alleged age of peace, Mamoru realizes that he might not have much time to become the fighter he was bred to be. Worse, the empire he was bred to defend may stand on a foundation of lies.

Misaki told herself that she left the passions of her youth behind when she married into the Matsuda house. Determined to be a good housewife and mother, she hid away her sword, along with everything from her days as a fighter in a faraway country. But with her growing son asking questions about the outside world, the threat of an impending invasion looming across the sea, and her frigid husband grating on her nerves, Misaki finds the fighter in her clawing its way back to the surface.

When the winds of war reach their peninsula, will the Matsuda family have the strength to defend their empire? Or will they tear each other apart before the true enemies even reach their shores?

Karina has written up a detailed post here, explaining the requirements, which bloggers will receive priority, etc. I know that she plans to include a mix of big and lesser-known book blogs, so even if your current following is small, it’s worth a shot!


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